A report from The Asian Age :
" Three more people died of H1N1 in the city, taking the toll to 51 this season. Twenty fresh cases were also reported on Tuesday. The dengue menace too continued unabated where the cases of vector-borne disease climbed to 1,933 with 76 more patients testing positive.
“Three people died of H1N1 on Tuesday in Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital and Gangaram Hospital. The deceased were from R.K. Puram, IP Extension and Uttam Nagar,” DGHS S. Bhattacharjee said.
On Monday, four children died of H1N1, out of which two were from Delhi and two from neighbouring areas.
Meanwhile, the city has recorded nearly 700 dengue cases in the last 10 days. The civic bodies are blaming incessant rains and stagnation of water at Commonwealth Games construction sites for the rapid increase in dengue cases this season.The city has reported five dengue deaths this season. During the same period last year, the number of cases of the vector-borne disease in the city was only 13 while it was 241 and 52 in the corresponding periods in 2008 and 2007."